Official Statistics of Finland

Accommodation statistics

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Nights spent by foreign tourists in Finland decreased by 2.6 per cent in August
05 Oct 2018
The number of nights spent by foreign tourists at Finnish accommodation establishments decreased in August 2018. Almost 754,000 nights spent were recorded for foreign visitors, which was 2.6 per cent lower than twelve months earlier. In contrast, the number of nights spent by resident tourists increased by 2.5 per cent and they overnighted almost 1.6 million times at accommodation establishments. In all, 2.3 million overnight stays were recorded at Finnish accommodation establishments, which was 0.8 per cent more than in August 2017. These figures are preliminary data from Statistics Finlands statistics on accommodation establishments and they have been collected from accommodation establishments with at least 20 beds or caravan pitches with electricity connection.

Next release:
8 Nov 2018

Description: Accommodation statistics describe the supply and use of hotel services, and provide data on the numbers of users of these services and on overnight stays. The supply is depicted with data on the volume of room and bed capacity of hotels, use of the services is calculated as a proportion of sold rooms of total available room capacity (utilisation rate). Demand for hotel services is also measured with the number of overnight stays. Users of the services are divided into domestic and foreign tourists.
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Keywords: accommodation activities, accommodation establishments, domestic tourism, hotels, non-residents, tourism.
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Change: Changes in the target group of the accommodation statistics
08 Mar 2018
The target group of the accommodation statistics has been reviewed and a few accommodation establishments operating in the industries of hotels and hostels were added to it starting from data concerning January 2017.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Accommodation statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-6325. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.10.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/matk/index_en.html